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  • Binge

    60 stories to make your brain feel different

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe first new work of fiction since 2013 from one of Canada's most successful, idiosyncratic and world-defining writers, Douglas Coupland. He's called it Binge because it's impossible to read just one.Imagine feeling 100% alive every moment of every minute of the day! Maybe that's how animals live. Or trees, even. I sometimes stare at the plastic bag tree visible from my ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • Bit Rot

    Douglas Coupland's Bit Rot is a gem of the digital age, exploring the different ways 20th-century notions of the future are being shredded. Reading Bit Rot feels a lot like binge-watching Netflix . . . you can't stop with just one."Bit rot" is a term used in digital archiving to describe the way digital files can spontaneously and quickly decompose. As Coupland writes, "Bit rot also describes the ... Read more

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  • All Families are Psychotic

    Psychosis: any form of severe mental disorder in which the individual’s contact with reality becomes highly distorted.65-year-old Janet Drummond checks the clock in her cheap motel room near Cape Canaveral, takes her prescription pills and does a rapid tally of the whereabouts of her three children: Wade, the eldest, in and out of jail and still radiating "the glint”; suicidal Bryan, whose ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • Generation A

    “Now you young twerps want a new name for your generation? Probably not, you just want jobs, right? Well, the media do us all such tremendous favors when they call you Generation X, right? Two clicks from the very end of the alphabet. I hereby declare you Generation A, as much at the beginning of a series of astonishing triumphs and failures as Adam and Eve were so long ago.”— Kurt Vonnegut, ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • The Gum Thief

    The first and only story of love and looming apocalypse set in the aisles of an office supply superstore.In Douglas Coupland’s ingenious novel—sort of a Clerks-meets-*Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf—*we meet Roger, a divorced, middle-aged “aisles associate” at a Staples outlet, condemned to restocking reams of twenty-lb. bond paper for the rest of his life. And then there’s Roger’s co-worker ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $11.99 CAD

  • Player One

    What Is to Become of Us

    Series series The CBC Massey Lectures
    Now available in a new edition with a cover designed by the author, Douglas Coupland’s CBC Massey Lectures is an innovative exploration of the modern crises of our time.Five disparate people are trapped inside an airport cocktail lounge during a global disaster: Karen, a single mother waiting for her online date; Rick, a down-on-his-luck bartender; Luke, a pastor on the run; Rachel, a cool ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Kitten Clone

    Inside Alcatel-Lucent

    Douglas Coupland, one of the world's biggest cultural brains, takes an inside look at the global company that keeps us connected, and wonders what all that connectivity is doing to our brains and our sense of ourselves as humans.The incomparable Douglas Coupland reports from inside the corporate offices and science labs of Alcatel-Lucent, a globally influential business whose work is largely ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD


    In this compellingly innovative collection of stories, bestselling author Douglas Coupland cuts through the hype of modern living to find a rare grace amid our lives—uncovering a new kind of truth for a culture stuck on fast-forward: a culture seemingly beyond God.We are the first generation raised without God. We are creatures with strong religious impulses, yet they have nowhere to flow in this ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People

    In the grand tradition of Edward Gorey's Gashlycrumb Tinies, Tim Burton's Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Hillaire Belloc's Cautionary Tales for Children, comes Douglas Coupland and Graham Roumieu's Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People.Ever wonder what would happen if Douglas Coupland's unhinged imagination met Graham Roumieu's insane knack for illustrating the ridiculously weird? The ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD

  • JPod

    A lethal joyride into today’s new breed of technogeeks, Coupland’s JPod updates Microserfs for the age of Google.Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose names start with J are bureaucratically marooned in jPod, a no-escape architectural limbo on the fringes of a massive Vancouver game design company.The six workers daily confront the forces that define our era: global piracy, boneheaded ... Read more

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  • Girlfriend in a Coma

    A Novel

    On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma. Nine months later she gives birth to their daughter, Megan. As Karen sleeps through the next seventeen years, Richard and their circle of friends reside in an emotional purgatory, passing through a variety of careers—modeling, film special ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Audiobook

    Hey Nostradamus!


    6 hours 52 min

    Hey Nostradamus wrestles with religion and nihilism, sorrow and acceptance. It will take you to a place you didn't know existed. ... Read more

    $26.99 CAD